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Confronting microfinance : undermining sustainable development

Author: Milford Bateman
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Kumarian Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* Uses empirical evidence and contributor fieldwork to get at the heart of debates on microfinance claims* Incorporates global perspective but focuses on Southeast Europe, a key arena for microfinance and microcredit programsDespite the popularity of microfinance, it is a field that remains remarkably under-theorized. Most evaluations carried out by international development agencies, academics, and independent  Read more...
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Confronting microfinance.
Sterling, Va. : Kumarian Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011007702
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milford Bateman
ISBN: 9781565494367 1565494369 9781565494374 1565494377
OCLC Number: 787851463
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Looking beyond the hype and entrenched myths / Milford Bateman --
Microfinance in ultra-poor communities : the experience of Medellín, Colombia / Milford Bateman, Juan Pablo Durán Ortiz, and Dean Sinković --
Commercialization of microfinance : resolution or extension of poverty? / Malcolm Harper --
Lessons from the Grameen Bank : entrepreneurialism may not be a universal norm / Rashmi Dyal-Chand --
Undermining the chances of sustainable development in India with microfinance / Aneel Karnani --
Impact of microfinance in Croatia / Milford Bateman and Dean Sinković --
Microfinance in Serbia / Nebojša Janićijević and Goran Petković --
Microfinance in Macedonia / Taki Fiti, Vladimir Filipovski, and Verica Hadzi Vasileva-Markovska --
Microfinance saturation in Bosnia and Herzegovina : what has really been achieved for the poor? / Saša Drezgić, Zoran Pavlović, and Dragoljub Stoyanov --
Gender and microfinance in Southeastern Europe : a critical view / Vesna Cipruš, Liz Hughes, and Mia Vukojević --
End of microfinance? / Milford Bateman.
Responsibility: edited by Milford Bateman.

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Deals with the debates on microfinance claims. This title focuses on Southeast Europe, a key arena for microfinance and microcredit programs. It charts actual economic and social impacts registered  Read more...

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